Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 238 279
Rank change year-on-year +9 +41 -38
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 88 110 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.90% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.01% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 72 90 35
West Midlands median annual salary £36,250 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% -33.33% +16.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,000 £22,700
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Statistics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 8977 10847 9728
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.23% 88.27% 86.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7433 8522 7994
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,750 £66,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in the West Midlands

Statistics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Statistics in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Statistics in the West Midlands

Statistics
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Statistics in the West Midlands

Statistics
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +17 41 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Warwickshire +18 12 £26,000 -45.26%
Staffordshire +1 9 £42,500 +18.06%
Solihull -7 5 £26,750 -
Coventry +11 4 £35,000 +45.83%
Halesowen - 4 £32,500 - 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £31,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 47 (53.41%) SQL
2 40 (45.45%) Finance
3 37 (42.05%) SQL Server
4 34 (38.64%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
6 27 (30.68%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (28.41%) Marketing
8 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
9 22 (25.00%) SAS
9 22 (25.00%) Games
10 19 (21.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (19.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (18.18%) Analytics
12 16 (18.18%) Algorithms
12 16 (18.18%) Data Analysis
13 15 (17.05%) Windows
13 15 (17.05%) HTML
13 15 (17.05%) SQL Server 2014
13 15 (17.05%) SQL Server 2016
13 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
14 14 (15.91%) CRM
14 14 (15.91%) Business Continuity
15 13 (14.77%) Cognos
15 13 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (14.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (14.77%) Incident Management
16 12 (13.64%) Statistical Analysis

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (25.00%) SAS
2 5 (5.68%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.27%) IIS
4 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.14%) Apache
5 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.95%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (5.68%) SPSS
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (2.27%) InfoPath
6 1 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.14%) Actimize
2 1 (1.14%) iTrent
2 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Office 365
2 3 (3.41%) AdWords
2 3 (3.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Intranet
2 4 (4.55%) Internet
2 4 (4.55%) Network Security
3 3 (3.41%) Firewall
4 2 (2.27%) DMZ
4 2 (2.27%) DNS
4 2 (2.27%) FTP
4 2 (2.27%) LAN
4 2 (2.27%) Skype
4 2 (2.27%) VoIP
4 2 (2.27%) VPN
4 2 (2.27%) WAN
4 2 (2.27%) Wireless
5 1 (1.14%) IMAP
5 1 (1.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (42.05%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (19.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (17.05%) SQL Server 2014
4 15 (17.05%) SQL Server 2016
5 13 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (10.23%) MySQL
6 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.68%) GIS
8 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
8 5 (5.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 5 (5.68%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (4.55%) DTS
10 3 (3.41%) Data Mining
10 3 (3.41%) SAS EBI
11 2 (2.27%) MS Access
11 2 (2.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Cucumber
1 5 (5.68%) JIRA
1 5 (5.68%) Selenium
1 5 (5.68%) TestRail
1 5 (5.68%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (45.45%) Finance
2 25 (28.41%) Marketing
3 22 (25.00%) Games
4 4 (4.55%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (3.41%) Legal
6 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.14%) Advertising
7 1 (1.14%) Automotive
7 1 (1.14%) Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (1.14%) Electronics
7 1 (1.14%) Military
7 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Analyst
2 14 (15.91%) Developer
3 13 (14.77%) SQL Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) SAS Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) DBA
6 8 (9.09%) SQL DBA
7 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Consultant
8 5 (5.68%) Administrator
8 5 (5.68%) GIS Consultant
8 5 (5.68%) QA Leader
8 5 (5.68%) QA Team Leader
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.55%) Senior Data Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Service Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) SAS BI Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) SPSS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) HTML
2 11 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (3.41%) HTML5
4 2 (2.27%) XML
4 2 (2.27%) XSLT
5 1 (1.14%) .NET
5 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.14%) COM
5 1 (1.14%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.68%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.55%) BBC
4 4 (4.55%) Replication
5 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.27%) Social Media
7 1 (1.14%) Blog
7 1 (1.14%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.14%) IVR
7 1 (1.14%) NHS
7 1 (1.14%) User Experience
7 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.05%) Windows
1 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
2 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.55%) AIX
4 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.64%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (18.18%) Analytics
2 16 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 14 (15.91%) Business Continuity
3 14 (15.91%) CRM
4 13 (14.77%) Incident Management
5 12 (13.64%) Statistical Analysis
5 12 (13.64%) Statistical Modelling
5 12 (13.64%) Validation
6 9 (10.23%) Commercial Data Analysis
6 9 (10.23%) Customer Engagement
6 9 (10.23%) Data Modelling
7 7 (7.95%) ITIL
7 7 (7.95%) Mathematics
7 7 (7.95%) Quantitative Analysis
8 6 (6.82%) Asset Management
8 6 (6.82%) Database Security
8 6 (6.82%) Migration
9 5 (5.68%) Customer Analytics
9 5 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 47 (53.41%) SQL
2 9 (10.23%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.68%) C++
3 5 (5.68%) VBA
4 4 (4.55%) Java
4 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.55%) R
5 3 (3.41%) C#
5 3 (3.41%) HiveQL
5 3 (3.41%) Python
6 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.27%) VB
7 1 (1.14%) PHP
7 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) ISEB
3 5 (5.68%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.68%) PhD
4 2 (2.27%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.14%) ACCA
5 1 (1.14%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.14%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.14%) PMO
3 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (2.27%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (2.27%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.77%) Cognos
3 9 (10.23%) Oracle
4 8 (9.09%) Google
4 8 (9.09%) Tableau
5 4 (4.55%) Cisco
6 3 (3.41%) HP
6 3 (3.41%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (3.41%) VMware
7 2 (2.27%) Intel
7 2 (2.27%) McAfee
7 2 (2.27%) Sophos
8 1 (1.14%) Adobe
8 1 (1.14%) Cadence
8 1 (1.14%) Cerner
8 1 (1.14%) Dell
8 1 (1.14%) iSOFT
8 1 (1.14%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £26000 - £31000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
Posted: 17 days ago